Make a note of the date on the calendar June 11, 2019. There will be a Xiaomi press conference in China that day and we can look forward to the news. As always, everything is shrouded in mystery. It was only revealed that new smart products and something related to Mi TV were to be introduced.
The introduction of the new bracelet is officially confirmed
Today, however, Xiaomi confirmed in her Weibo social network account that she plans to introduce the expected smart bracelet Mi Band 4.
Thanks to the fitness bracelets of the Mi Band series, Xiaomi has established itself as one of the leading brands in the field of wearable devices. With the sale of the Mi Band, Xiaomi is currently winning the market for smart devices that can be worn on the wrist. In the first quarter, they sold more than 5,3 million units, which is a 10,7% market share.
Xiaomi's official account at Weibo reveals that The future fitness bracelet comes with more new features, longer battery life and aggressive prices.
Color display and a stronger battery
Probably the biggest innovation in Mi Band 4 compared to its predecessors use color display. As a result, the new Mi Band is expected to be more energy-intensive. Therefore, it also increased battery capacity up to 135 mAh. The battery in the Mi Band 3 had a capacity of 110 mAh.
Connectivity is also improved. The manufacturer used a wireless interface to synchronize with multiple devices Bluetooth 5.0. The previous model had Bluetooth 4.2. Improvements in heart rate monitoring are also expected.
There are two versions of Mi Band 4 with their own voice assistant
The new Mi Band 4 will also have its own intelligent voice assistant - Xiao AI. How Xiao AI will work in the global version of the bracelet is not yet certain. Xiaomi already uses this type of artificial intelligence in his products, but so far it only works in China.
They are ready two versions of Mi Band 4. One with a popular chip for contactless payments NFC and the other without. Google Pay support has not yet been confirmed.
There are no high prices for the Mi Band
We will probably find out the official sales prices at the June 11 / June conference. After experience with previous models, we can expect a price 499 yuan (64 € / 1 653 CZK) for the NFC version. The NFC-free version of Mi Band 4 could start for a sum 200 to 300 yuan (26 € / 671 CZK - 39 € / 1 007 CZK). However, these are only estimates and we will wait for the official price until the performance.